Natural campsite in southArdèche.

– Open from April 9th to September 25th, 2022 –

La Châtaigneraie is a family campsite located next to the village of Les Vans in southern Ardèche.

Very close to the Chassezac river and its beautiful natural swimming areas which,  on foot from the campsite.

It is a small nature campsite on a human scale, with 40 pitches, classified 3 stars.

In this beautiful country side we have designed and fitted out equipment and services to contribute to the quality of your stay.

At the heart of the Geo Natural Park of the Monts d’Ardèche, the campsite is close to renowned natural sites such as the Gorges de l’Ardèche, the Bois de Païolive, the Cévennes National Park.

Nature pitch


La Châtaigneraie campsite offers 29 camping pitches. With an area of ​​80m² to more than 200m², they are spread over 3 levels and naturally delimited by vegetation and stone walls.

3 comfort pitches are fitted out with private sanitary cabin (bathroom, washing-up area, WC).

The pitches
Lodge tent

Unusual rentals

La Châtaigneraie campsite offers you the opportunity to spend holidays in one of our unusual, accommodations equipped with private bathrooms.

  • The Shed, Tepee and Mobile home for 4 people.
  • Lodges and Cabins for 5 people.
The rentals
Kiwi Hut

Equipped cabins

La Châtaigneraie campsite offers you to stay in equipped cabins. This is traditional camping with all the comforts of a rental.

  • The Kiwis Huts are ideal rentals for your small group or family vacation with a capacity of 5 to 6 people.
The rentals
The Villa

Cottage rental

Camping la châtaigneraie also has a cottage with a capacity of 6 people.

This house is fully equipped and located near the river and campsite.

You will have the opportunity to take advantage of all the services of the campsite while being in an individual house.

The villa
Services at the camp-site


  • An attentive welcome.
  • A grocery with quality local and gourmet produce.
  • Nature activities.
The services

Replay video: If you want watch or re watch our passage on TV in the beautiful report on the Gorges du Chassezac and the Bois de Païolive, broadcast on July, 9th 2021 at the 1 pm’s TV News, click below:

France 2 TV report